Re: [TLS] Protocol Action: 'Transport Layer Security (TLS) Renegotiation Indication Extension' to Proposed Standard

Brad Wetmore <Bradford.Wetmore@Sun.COM> Tue, 12 January 2010 02:55 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Protocol Action: 'Transport Layer Security (TLS) Renegotiation Indication Extension' to Proposed Standard
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Simon Josefsson wrote:

> Still there are no guarantees that technical changes cannot happen
> even after this point (due to appeals, major flaws discovered during
> AUTH48, or something else), so a conservative vendor may be better off
> waiting until the RFC has been published.

Ignoring any appeals/changes/flaws for a second and considering just the
best case scenario here...

In looking over the RFC-editor's queue, I note we're close to the
bottom.  The RFC-editor is saying they process things roughly FIFO, and
I notice many things in the IETF stream standard track are in states
EDIT/RFC-EDITOR/AUTH48) from Jan/May/Sept/Nov 2009.  Is this going to be
several more weeks/months before this RFC is finalized, or are we
getting this expedited?

Thanks,

Brad